Brain cells use DNA double-strand breaks to enhance learning and memory

Brain cells break their DNA to learn more quickly

Researchers have discovered that brain cells and neurons use DNA double strand breaks, which are often linked to cancer, neurodegeneration, and aging to rapidly express genes associated with learning and memory.

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https://www.quantamagazine.org/brain-cells-break-their-dna-to-learn-more-quickly-20210830/

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